My Green Room award nominated work I Think I Can (with Sam Routledge) has been presented ten times around Australia since its premiere in 2013, it has toured internationally to the US, UK, Taiwan, Canada and the Netherlands.
Other works include the Green Room nominated Operation, the Ars Electronica Pris shortlisted project Wayfarer (with Kate Richards) and Computer Boy (shown at Performance Space, Sydney). I am Co-Director for interactive audio app Against The Tide, which will launch in 2019.
As a founding member of artist collective Field Theory, I have been involved in all of their projects since 2009. Field Theory were named ‘Cultural Leaders’ in the field of Live Art in 2011 by the Australia Council. I was part of the team that produced the 2014 and 2015 mini-festival of site-specific works called Site Is Set. I was the co-project lead of durational radio broadcast projects The Stadium Broadcast in Christchurch, NZ in 2014, 9000 minutes at Queen Victoria Market 2016 and also Final Visions: Bunker at ACCA in 2017.
From 2010-2015 I was an Associate Artist at Aphids, engaging in programming and creation of multiple works including the national tour of Thrashing Without Looking. I was also the Co-Manager of Supermassive the mentoring and residencies program for the company.
Festivals / Large Scale
I was Director of the Melbourne Fringe keynote project for 2010, Visible City, a project which brought together 11 artists from all over Australia, NZ and Indonesia to make work on the streets of Melbourne. In 2012 I was Co-Director of the SAC35 festival in Hobart in 2012. I was Co-Director of The Wheeler Centre Project 20 Questions presented at Brisbane Writers Festival and the Wheeler Centre Gala in Melbourne in 2014. For four years I sat on the Board of Directors of the Next Wave Festival, including one year as Deputy Chair.
In 2015 I joined the Artistic Directorate for The Unconformity festival in Tasmania, my main task has been to program performance for the 2016 and 2018 festivals. I also worked with Ian Pidd to deliver the opening events of both festivals, The Rumble and Tectonica.
With my diverse background in theatre, dance, media and interactive projects I am adept at dealing with the complexity of hybrid or new forms, unusual sites and the general public. I like looking at the big picture.
My dramaturgical roles on projects are responsive depending on the needs of the project, sometimes it is more of a mentor role, other times it is collaborator, and sometimes it is purely as an ‘outside eye’.
Previous dramaturgical work includes these projects with; Stompin (On Your Marks, Citizen, 6001-1, Fully Grown and Mirror Mirror), Luke George (Now Now Now and Not About Face), Brooke Stamp (Reverb), Martin Del Amo (Reverb and Slow Dances for Fast Times), Tamara Saulwick (Public and Alter ), Paula Lay (10,000 Small Deaths), Madeleine Flynn and Tim Humphrey (Ensemble), Tanya Voges/Kellie O’Dempsey (Vestiges), Liesel Zink (fifteen, The Stance, Plain English, Balloons and Granite and Inter), Jamie Lewis (Saltwater), Nicola Gunn (Piece for Person and Ghettoblaster) and Danielle Reynolds (Canine Choreography).
From 2003 – 2017 I have worked extensively as a video artist for performance work.
Here is a list of companies and creators I have created media content and systems with; Brian Lipson (King Lear – VCA), James Saunders (Harry Harlow – Arts Centre Melbourne and national Australian tour with Mobile States), Tasdance (Lets Get it Strait – Ten Days On The Island), Stuck Pigs Squealing (Apocalypse Bear – Melbourne Festival), Arena Theatre Company (House of Dreaming – Melbourne Festival + Perth Festival), Is Theatre (Passport to Happiness – Ten Days on the Island), Kelly Ryall (Disappearing Acts – WTF, Brisbane Powerhouse), Luke George (LIFE SIZE – Dancehouse, Next Wave Festival + PICA), Jo Lloyd (24 HOURS), Stompin (On Your Marks + 6000-1 + Fully Grown – all for Ten Days On The Island), Tania Bosak (Miss Jugoslavia – MONA FOMA + 45 Downstairs), Paula Lay (10,000 Small Deaths – Underbelly Festival + Dance Massive), The Rabble (JOAN, Theatreworks, Melbourne).
I was the recipient of a Green Room award for my video design on The Harry Harlow Project in 2009.
I teach video for performance in the School of Production at the Victorian College of the Arts (VCA) Melbourne.